Mimi N. Nguyen, DDS
Georgetowne Park Orthodontics

                                             
                                             



About Braces

How to Brush and Floss with Braces:
When you have braces, it is even more important to brush and floss thoroughly. Take extra care to brush from every angle to ensure your braces get clean. For more information watch the video below:




Eating with Braces:
It is important to know what you can and cannot eat with braces on. Hard or sticky foods are usually a huge NO. Stick with softer foods that are easy to chew. 
Click Here for a printable list of foods to avoid
Watch this video for more information:





Handling Orthodontic Emergencies
If you or your child is experiencing discomfort while having braces, it is possible that it is an orthodontic emergency. Schedule an appointment as soon as possible to have your braces checked.
Click Here for a list of handling orthodontic emergencies.


The Importance of Retainers after Braces:
Retainers keep the teeth in place. Not wearing retainers leave the teeth to shift, which can allow gaps to reform.



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